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Implementing the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006, Parts 1 and 2: Advisory Guidance for Local Authorities: Volume 1 Preparing and Delivering

Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 25, 2009


ISBN 978 0 7559 7482 5 (Web only publication)

This document is also available in pdf format (148k)



Chapter 1 Policy
Policy vision
Contribution to the Scottish Government's Purpose
Policy objectives and key themes
Leading a change of culture
Local and national government working in partnership
LA powers and duties - 2006 and other legislation
Change from 1987 - transition and timing

Chapter 2 Using the guidance
The suite of guidance: format and structure
Status of guidance
Regulations, orders and directions

Chapter 3 Setting the local strategy
The national context
The local strategic approach
Enforcement / assistance balance
The Scottish Housing Quality Standard
Consulting on the strategic approach
Monitoring and evaluation

Chapter 4 Making it happen
The transition
Resource planning

Annex A Gathering the evidence
Sample surveys
Gathering information on individual houses